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There are 5 ways to get from Seoul to Cheonan by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan

$4 - $8

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Subway  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the subway from Hoehyeon Station to Geumjeong Station 4-Light blue
  2. Take the subway from Geumjeong Station to Cheonan Station 1

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Yongsan Station to Cheonan Station ITX-Saemaeul Seoul / ...

$4 - $14

Taxi  •  1h 2m

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul to Cheonan 58.5 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Cheonan 58.5 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to subway which costs ₩3,800 - ₩5,500 and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to bus which costs ₩5,000 - ₩9,000 and takes 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) and arriving at Cheonan. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yongsan Station station and arriving at Cheonan Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Seoul and Cheonan is 86 km. The road distance is 93.6 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Cheonan without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs ₩5,000 - ₩9,000.

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The bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan takes 1h including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Seoul to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) station.

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Seoul to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Yongsan Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to bus which takes 1h and costs ₩5,000 - ₩9,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩5,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 1h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Cheonan.
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  • Distance: 53.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Cheonan, South Korea?

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul to Cheonan every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, Korail operates a train from Seoul to Cheonan hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 2m. Korail Mugunghwa also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$4 - $5
Economy Class
$5 - $6
Seoul Metro
Phone
(+82) 1577-5678
Website
smrt.co.kr
Subway from Hoehyeon Station to Geumjeong Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Subway from Geumjeong Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
seoulmetro.co.kr
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
$7
Economy Express
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Kakao taxi
Website
kakao.com
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr

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Seoul to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Cheonan station.

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Seoul to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail, arrive at Cheonan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Cheonan is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Seoul to Cheonan.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Cheonan. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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